Saturday

August 6, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Gaza–Israel conflict

Operation Breaking Dawn

Israel launches airstrikes for the second day in the Gaza Strip, killing 14 people and injuring several others. Nineteen Palestinian Islamic Jihad members are also arrested in the West Bank. (Al Jazeera)

Disasters and accidents

Twelve people are killed and 32 others are injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Poland to Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, crashes in Podvorec, Croatia. (BBC News)

One person is killed and at least 121 others are injured after a lightning strike causes a fire near the supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba. (Reuters)

Four people are killed and eight others are injured when a bus travelling from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bucharest, Romania, crashes near Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. (AP)

Politics and elections

2022 Saint Kitts and Nevis general election